Foodservice category news for the convenience store retail industry.

Fast feeder looks to boost freshly prepared foods, offer more chicken

NEW YORK -- McDonald's Corp., entering its fourth year of a turnaround effort, is expecting to make more changes to its business, including menu items, reported Reuters. You will see a greater variety of freshly prepared foods, with a specific focus on the chicken category and breakfast, Ralph...

NPD report uncovers changing eating habits with acculturation

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y. -- Hispanics in America reveal that the more acculturated they become, the more they take on American eating habits, according to The NPD Group's recent At the Table with Hispanic Families Across America report. With acculturation comes an increased focus on quick and...

Bill would ban many state, local rules, set national regs

WASHINGTON -- Some state and local governments require food makers, restaurants and grocery stores to post warnings about products containing ingredients regulators deem harmful, reported the Wall Street Journal. Those laws are often tougher than federal Food & Drug Administration (FDA) rules...

Fast feeder streamlining in-store promotional signage
7-Eleven Inc. has rolled out the next generation of its fresh-food program with the national launch of Pick Smart.
Sandwich Shop to Open in Rhode Island
Local produce could be competitive difference, study says
Quiznos sandwich chain for sale
Technomic looks at impact of gas prices on restaurants; NRA details 2006 trends
Tally of c-store, truckstop units grows